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Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading was born on December 9, 1950 in Basseterre, St. Kitts, West Indies as Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading. See full bio »
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 2011 Kill List (writer: "It Could Have Been Better")
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Rainbow of Her Reasons (2005) ... ("Show Some Emotion")
 2005 Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Down to Zero") / (writer: "Down to Zero")
 2004 Eulogy (lyrics: "Willow", "Love & Affection" - as Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading) / (music: "Willow", "Love & Affection" - as Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading) / (performer: "Willow")
 2003 Oz (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Day in the Death... (2003) ... ("Save Me")
 1999 Me Myself I (performer: "Me Myself I" (1980)) / (writer: "Me Myself I" (1980))
 1999 10 Things I Hate About You (performer: "The Weakness In Me") / (writer: "The Weakness In Me")
 1998 Never Tell Me Never (TV Movie) (writer: "Drop the Pilot")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (performer: "Recommend My Love") / (writer: "Recommend My Love")
  Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Prison Riot (1996) ... (performer: "Down to Zero", "Sometimes I Don't Wanna Go Home") / (writer: "Down to Zero", "Sometimes I Don't Wanna Go Home")
 1995 Moonlight and Valentino (performer: "The Weakness In Me") / (writer: "The Weakness In Me")
 1995 Art for Teachers of Children (performer: "Down to Zero") / (writer: "Down to Zero")
 1995 Boys on the Side (performer: "Willow") / (writer: "Willow")
 1993 Hear No Evil (lyrics: "WILLOW") / (music: "WILLOW") / (performer: "WILLOW")
 1990 Sibling Rivalry (performer: "Warm Love") / (writer: "Warm Love")
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1986)
- Heart of Night (1988) ... (performer: "Dark Truths" - uncredited)
- Baby Blues (1986) ... (performer: "Love By You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Love By You" - uncredited)
 1988 The Chocolate War (performer: "Everybody Gotta Know") / (writer: "Everybody Gotta Know")
 1986 Soul Man ("Love and Affection")
 1980 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Name That Tune (1980) ... (writer: "Rosie")
 1978 The Wild Geese (performer: "Flight of the Wild Geese") / (writer: "Flight of the Wild Geese")
 1977 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shelley Duvall/Joan Armatrading (1977) ... (performer: "Love & Affection", "Down to Zero" - uncredited)
 1976 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 October 1976 (1976) ... (performer: "Love and Affection")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Lovers Speak", 2003.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Personal Quote:

You don't have to be rich and famous. You just have to be an ordinary person, doing extraordinary things. I'd like more people to know that it's there. Women's achievements still aren't recognized enough in many areas. See more »


She was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to music. See more »

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